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NBA fines Clippers' Matt Barnes $50,000 for comments to James Harden's mom
NBA fines Clippers' Matt Barnes $50,000 for comments to James Harden's mom

Matt Barnes placed his arms behind his back and leaned against a wall early Friday at the Clippers' training facility, knowing a fine from the NBA was coming for the rude comments he directed at Houston guard James Harden's mom, Monja Willis, in Game 2 in Houston on Wednesday night. Barnes incorrectly assumed he was "probably going to get fined $25,000," but the league doubled that estimate to $50,000 to hold him accountable for "directing inappropriate language at a fan." Barnes said he has talked with Willis since the story broke about the disparaging comments he made while she sat courtside at the Toyota Center. "We've made our peace,"...

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